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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2018 BUDGET

At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017, Fairfax Water will conduct a public hearing on its Proposed Schedule of Rates, Fees, and Charges. The hearing will be held in Fairfax Water's offices at 8570 Executive Park Avenue, Fairfax, VA.

Fairfax County Water Authority (Fairfax Water) is proposing a $178.7 million budget1 for calendar year 2018. Revenues are expected to be $178.7 million in 2018. Water sales are expected to provide $155.8 million. Approximately $22.9 million is expected from connection charges, investment income and other sources.

The major areas of operation and maintenance expense are:

Category --$1,000--
2017 2018
Personal Services & Employee Benefits $54,270 $55,983
Power and Utilities 10,468 10,670
Chemicals 6,846 7,732
Fuel 595 655
Postage 611 614
Insurance 1,186 1,200
Supplies and Materials 4,850 5,102
Contractual Services 11,252 11,610
Professional Services 990 1,025
Other 2,280 2,503
Sub-Total 101,025 103,634
Transfer to Improvement Fund (9,991) (10,248)
Total 91,034 93,386

Net revenues are expected to be appropriated as follows:

Debt Payment $42,981,000
Improvement Fund $11,000,000
General Fund $31,087,000


Click here to view the proposed 2018 annual budget.



1. [Fairfax Water’s Board will continue to monitor economic factors and review revenues and expenditures at mid-year to determine if additional action is needed.]